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  1. National title may hinge on inside battle

    Myron Medcalf

    ATLANTA -- Gorgui Dieng stumbled through his freshman year in the 2010-11 season. The player who will make millions once he turns pro in a few weeks -- per Rick Pitino -- resembled most first-year talents then. That season involved more confusi...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  2. 10 observations from Saturday afternoon

    Myron Medcalf

    One man's observations from another eventful Saturday afternoon of college basketball ... 1. I don't trust Florida anymore. Sometimes, the numbers lie. Sometimes, a team with dazzling stats fails to justify the analytic mechanisms that elevate ...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  3. Observations from a crazy Saturday night

    Myron Medcalf

    Don't change the channel. Ever. In this sport, one last-minute switch could cost you. You might miss something epic, monumental. A classic. I nearly did. Notre Dame had lost after all. Or so I thought. We all thought. Right as I grabbed the ...

    Blog | February 10, 2013
  4. Behanan's game speaks for itself

    Myron Medcalf

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The sight of a 6-foot-6, 250-pound man elevating as he attempts to rip a rim off its foundation is stunning. The size-to-glide ratio is uneven. The backboard's survival is surprising. It's an assault that emits a vociferous clan...

    Blog | December 29, 2012
  5. Rapid Reaction: Louisville 80, Kentucky 77

    Myron Medcalf

    Thoughts from Louisville's 80-77 win over rival Kentucky: Overview: Midway through the first half, Kentucky and Louisville were locked in a give-and-take battle. Chane Behanan attacked Kentucky's young post players, and Peyton Siva connected on op...

    Blog | December 29, 2012
  6. Top 10: The nation's top shot-blockers

    Myron Medcalf

    To go along with today's feature story on the return of the dominant shot-blockers, here's my list of the nation's best. If your favorite guy is missing from the list, let me know (@MedcalfByESPN or But this is not just based...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  7. Louisville not down after Final Four loss

    Myron Medcalf

    NEW ORLEANS - There were no tears. The Louisville Cardinals didn't hang towels over their heads or pause to collect themselves as they talked with reporters. Following their 69-61 loss to archrival and national-title favorite Kentucky in the Fi...

    Blog | March 31, 2012
  8. Medcalf: A primer to the 2012 Final Four

    Myron Medcalf

    It makes sense. The Big Man in the Big Easy. This year's Final Four will feature the nation's top frontcourt standouts. All season long, they've racked up accolades as the undeniable leaders for their respective programs. Jared Sullinger, Th...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  9. Saturday Viewer's Guide: West and East

    Myron Medcalf

    The Elite Eight begins with two intriguing matchups Saturday. Florida and Louisville overcame late-season challenges to reach this stage. Syracuse and Ohio State might be the most competitive matchup in the field. (4) Louisville vs. (7) Florida, ...

    Blog | March 24, 2012
  10. TMA: Louisville surge continues v. UConn

    Myron Medcalf

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap of the night's best basketball action. No. 23 Louisville 80, UConn 59: Over the weekend, an inspired Huskies squad destroyed Seton Hall following a series of inspirational developments. Last week, Jim Cal...

    Blog | February 07, 2012